Brewers vs. Dodgers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Monday, May 8, 2023

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Brewers vs. Dodgers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Monday, May 8, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Milwaukee Brewers (19-15) are favored on the moneyline (-119) in Monday’s contest with the Los Angeles Dodgers (21-14). Game time is at 7:40 PM ET on MLB Network. The Dodgers, with +158 odds, are favored against the spread (1.5).

Freddy Peralta gets the starting nod for Milwaukee while Tony Gonsolin is Los Angeles’ starter for the contest.

Brewers vs. Dodgers Odds

  • Brewers odds to win: -119
  • Dodgers odds to win: -100
  • Spread: Dodgers -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Monday, May 8, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Brewers vs. Dodgers?

Brewers and Dodgers Betting Trends

The Brewers have won 11 of the 21 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (52.4%).

Milwaukee has gone 10-9 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -119 or shorter (52.6% winning percentage).

The Dodgers have been underdogs in three games this season and won two (66.7%) of those contests.

Los Angeles has played as an underdog of -100 or more twice this season and split those games.

The Brewers have combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 15 times this season for a 15-18-1 record against the over/under.

Games involving the Dodgers have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 19 of 35 chances this season.

Brewers Stats & Insights

The Brewers have the No. 18 offense in MLB action scoring 4.4 runs per game (149 total runs).

Milwaukee averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 15th in MLB play with 38 total home runs .

The Brewers are 17th in MLB with a .243 batting average.

Milwaukee strikes out 9.1 times per game to rank 20th in baseball.

The Brewers pitching staff ranks 25th in the majors with a collective 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings.

Milwaukee’s 3.54 team ERA ranks seventh across all MLB pitching staffs.

Dodgers Stats & Insights

The Dodgers have scored 191 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.

Los Angeles’ 57 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.

The Dodgers have a team batting average of .233 this season, which ranks 23rd among MLB teams.

Los Angeles is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 28th with an average of 9.5 strikeouts per game.

The Dodgers have an 8.5 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 20th in the majors.

Los Angeles pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.18 ERA this year, which ranks 14th in MLB.

Brewers Key Players to Watch

Peralta makes the start for the Brewers, his seventh of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.12 ERA and 41 strikeouts in 34 2/3 innings pitched.

Rowdy Tellez leads Milwaukee in home runs (nine) and runs batted in (22) this season while batting .248.

Willy Adames has collected 29 hits this season and has an OBP of .336. He’s slugging .415 on the year.

Christian Yelich has collected 31 base hits, an OBP of .319 and a slugging percentage of .364 this season.

Brian Anderson has collected 29 hits this season and has an OBP of .338. He’s slugging .443 on the year.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

The Dodgers’ Gonsolin will make his third start of the season.

Freddie Freeman has accumulated a team-high batting average of .302.

Max Muncy’s 12 home runs and 28 runs batted in both lead his team.

Mookie Betts is batting .254 with nine doubles, six home runs and 20 walks.

James Outman is batting .274 with six doubles, three triples, eight home runs and 15 walks.

Brewers and Dodgers Injuries

Brewers: Brandon Woodruff: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Gus Varland: 15 Day IL (Hand), Matt Bush: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Garrett Mitchell: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Urías: 60 Day IL (Hamstring), Jason Alexander: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Justin Wilson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Aaron Ashby: 60 Day IL (Labrum)

Dodgers: J.D. Martínez: 10 Day IL (Back), Michael Grove: 15 Day IL (Groin), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Ryan Pepiot: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Daniel Hudson: 60 Day IL (Knee), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Álex Reyes: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee)

Brewers vs. Dodgers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Brewers 5, Dodgers 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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